Dark Chocolate Covered Fruit and Nut Balls
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Serves: 24+
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup dried mixed berries
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • ½ water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, combine dried fruit and water. Heat to boiling.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, place fruit in a food processor with 2 tablespoons of honey and pulse until a paste forms.
  4. If mixture is too thick, add some of the cooking liquid one tablespoon at a time.
  5. Stir in chopped pecans.
  6. Form into balls of desired size and place on wax paper-lined pan.
  7. Coating:
  8. In a small saucepan, melt ½ lb. dark chocolate with 2 teaspoons of canola oil.
  9. Dip balls into chocolate and place on pan to dry.
  10. Store in airtight container.
Recipe by Passing The Relish at http://www.passingtherelish.com/2014/01/dark-chocolate-covered-fruit-nut-balls/